August 2, 2010

A Progressive Definition of Marriage, Circa an 1895 Botanist

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | August 02, 2010 | 8:00 PM | comments

Marriage. It's a word and a concept that has endured the test of time, and inflamed more than a few culture wars. Despite the fact that we humans have been grappling with nuptials for multiple millennia, we still can't quite...Read More


Road Trip I

Filed by Sean Martin | August 02, 2010 | 6:00 PM | comments

When I was a kid, my parents told me that summer road trips were all about learning about the world around you......Read More


iTunes <3s #SameSexSunday!

Filed by Phil Reese | August 02, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

By now you've subscribed to SameSexSunday on iTunes right? Well, somebody is! Last week, the only weekly LGBT politics round table was rewarded with iTunes' "New and Noteworthy" designation because the internet radio show is quickly becoming a shooting star...Read More


Odd: NOM as depicted by computer voices (w/ animation!)

Filed by Bil Browning | August 02, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

This has to be one of the oddest references to Bilerico that I've ever seen and I love it! I watched it last night and thought, "WTF?" and then laughed and laughed at it. I'd never seen one of these...Read More


Two cruising sting operations suspended

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 02, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

I posted a couple months ago about the particularly egregious sting operation in Palm Springs to stop men from cruising in public get gay men on the sex offender registry. Click the link to read the details, but here's the...Read More


Fatigue

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 02, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Bill Konigsberg is the Lambda Literary Award-winning author of Out of the Pocket and a GLAAD Media Award-winning sports writer. Bill came out on the front page of ESPN.com in 2001 with his essay "Sports World...Read More


Are gays violent or not?

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 02, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

This one's bugged me for years, and here are two examples from the news that are relevant. R&B singer Ne-Yo here is describing a stereotype of gay men that's not at all uncommon: There's this whole gay thing that keeps...Read More


Far Right: Military Homosexual Scandal Tied to WikiLeaks Treason

Filed by Michael Hamar | August 02, 2010 | 11:00 AM | comments

The caption of this post is the headline that appears on a far right news site and could well be the beginning of an additional ploy used by the anti-gay opponents of DADT repeal to smear LGBT servicemembers in general....Read More


Why You Should Give A Damn, And Dollars, For Dana Beyer, Maryland Delegate Candidate

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | August 02, 2010 | 10:00 AM | comments

Maryland is one of the strongholds of Democratic Party rule in the country, quite progressive and with a highly educated electorate, and yet it has not passed inclusive employment protections. Why? It may be because the Party there is controlled...Read More


Woman is my Co-Pilot: vintage postcard

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | August 02, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

Lovely 1940s/50s linen card for the "modern" woman who can do everything....Read More


Oligarchy is fine if it's fabulous

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 02, 2010 | 8:30 AM | comments

I asked last week if oligarchy was OK as long as it was gay-friendly, and HRC answered my question: Yes, yes it is. Here's part of the letter they're sending to Best Buy and Target after both corporations gave huge...Read More


qotd.jpg

Twitter hackers help coming out

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 02, 2010 | 7:30 AM | comments

''I'm so happy. It's all been so recent to be honest. Over the past couple of weeks I've had time to think and come to realise who I am. I have grown up a lot.... I'm single, I've not had...Read More


Lady Gaga in Arizona

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 02, 2010 | 7:00 AM | comments

Lady Gaga performed in Arizona, and she talked about the anti-immigrant bill they just passed....Read More